A new idea | Reading

reamers, Thinkers, and Doers: People, Places and Ideas of our Time a collection of articles by Dr Arif Azad, published in various newspapers and journals in the last two years. The book seeks to uncover a variety of contemporary political, social and literary issues and is a compelling account of some of those who have … Read more

Madame Bovary sues the film ‘I am not Madame Bovary’

A blockbuster that chronicled a rural Chinese woman’s struggle against injustice has sparked a legal challenge of its own. Expressing outrage, 60-year-old Pan Jinlian from China’s Guangdong province sued the director of “I Am Not Madame Bovary,” a film known in Chinese as “I Am Not Pan Jinlian.” In the 2016 satirical film directed by … Read more